Thursday, April 2, 2009

Business 101 and virginity

Ok, so I never got around to writing an actual post about the radio performance. For information about it, go to my sister's blog. She's a better writer anyway.

I've been busy trying to start a law practice. It's supposed to be for bankrupty and tax representation. I feel kind of bad that the only reason that I am doing this is because the economy is so bad that there is a rising demand for this kind of thing. I really don't like taking advantage of other people's desparation. But I have bills to pay, too. And I did work really hard and incur alot of debt to get through law school. I'm so conflicted!

Starting a business is much harder than I thought it would be. Apparently, lenders want me to put up my own money and be personally liable for a loan. I don't like that idea. And, other than Wells Fargo, no bank seems to anxious to loan me money. (It couldn't be due to the collapse of the economy and the amount of "toxic assets" that banks have, right?)

I don't think I'm toxic. I usually refer to my mother and other sister that way. (Again, see Charmaine's blog or one of my previous posts a while back). When my mother came over today (again), I tried to hide under the covers of my bed. My oldest son, Aidan, told her that I had gone to the store. But, alas, she found me. Crap!

She then somehow launched into a diatribe about how she and her brothers were virgins when they got married. Did I mention that Aidan is 14? I tried to stop her, but, no, she doesn't listen to me. I'm still not sure how that started. (Did I also mention that she never, ever, ever, discussed anything about sex to me or my sisters.)

This is my baby. He's a sweetheart! But now he knows more about my mother's sex life than any kid should know.


septembermom said...

I even blushed a little when I think of your mom's declaration in front of your son :) My mom never spoke of sex in front of her kids. Now she is a little more "frank" than ever. Good luck with starting your business! Glad that I came by to visit your blog today.

Irish Gumbo said...

I think I know more about your mother's sex life than i should know...(grin)...

Briana, I got your comment about the architect mentoring thing. Amazing! If you like, you can contact me at kms8gumbo(at) with any questions you and your son might have, I'd be happy to help however I can. Drop me a line!


P.S.: Tell Charmaine I said hello!

Charmaine said...

You must be kidding. The woman h as lost her MIND.

Go check out some smaller credit unions. There are small banks that offer loans to woman based businesses. Don't stop. Keep looking. Screw Wells Fargo.

SSP said...

how is this plan going?? sounds like you have a niche and an up and coming user base......